November 15, 2019
This Smart Mobility Connection session featured Fei Fang who highlighted her research entitled “Efficiency and Fairness in Ride-sharing.” Fang discussed the growth in location-tracking technology, the popularity of smartphones, and the reduced cost in mobile network communications have led to a revolution in mobility and the prevalence of ridesharing. Fang covered both commercial on-demand ride-sharing and peer-to-peer ride-sharing, focusing on how to find efficient vehicle-rider matching. Furthermore, she showed how her team evaluated the fairness level of matchings and propose several approaches to balance fairness and efficiency. Watch the full SMC here.